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Kirk Gibson #1AW-10WS-2

+ Played in Major Leagues 1979-1995
Positions: OF-1359, DH-327, P-27
Proper Name: Kirk Harold Gibson
Born: May 28, 1957 (57.244) in Pontiac, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 215 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Waterford-Kettering (Waterford,MI)
College: Michigan State University
Drafted: 1978 -- 1st round (12th overall) by Detroit Tigers (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 8,1979 (22.103)
TBC Player ID:11862
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Organizations:DET, LAN, KCA, PIT
Relationship(s):Father of Cam Gibson

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  • Awards for Kirk Gibson
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    1981MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekAugust 24-August 30Award History
    1984MLBALCS Most Valuable Player Award History
    1985MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 3-June 9Award History
    1986MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJuly 14-July 20Award History
    1986MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 23-June 29Award History
    1986MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekApril 7-April 13Award History
    1988MLBNational League Most Valuable Player Award History
    1988MLBNL Silver Slugger AwardOFAward History
    1995MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekMay 22-May 28Award History
    2011MLBNational League Manager of the Year Award History

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